hydrofluorocarbon


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hydrofluorocarbon

[‚hī·drə‚flu̇r·ə′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound consisting of hydrogen, fluorine, and carbon. Abbreviated HFC.

hydrofluorocarbon

(hardware)
(HFC) A suggested replacement for the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) coolant gas used in chillers and air conditioners.
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Honeywell announced today that Unit45, a global leader in the sale and leasing of refrigerated shipping containers, commonly known as reefers, will exclusively use Honeywells Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) instead of currently used hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to help insulate all new containers going forward.
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Al-Maatouq called on the stakeholders to honor their obligations for protecting the environment, adding that the protocol "had reached a crucial turning point with the historic meeting held in Dubai in November, where the parties agreed to work out solutions for the difficulties with respect of cutting down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed additional reductions in the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
He underlined the crucial importance of exploring alternatives so as to control climate-change-inducing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that a political commitment to manage hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol - in which it was agreed to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals - could be one of the biggest climate change victories in the lead-up to December's climate conference.